Category Archives: McHenry County

Mike Tryon, Pam Althoff & Karen McConnaughay Cast More Votes for Gambling Expansion Bills Than Other Legislators Representing McHenry County

-By Cal Skinner For the last week and a half, McHenry County Blog described gambling expansion bills that passed the Illinois General Assembly, plus the bill that would allow four new casinos (Chicago, Rockford, Waukegan-area and Danville), which passed only … Continue reading

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Beaubien Tosses in $50,000, Personal PAC Shows, More Madigan Money ($43,858.90 So Far)

-By Cal Skinner Revealed today were large contributions to Dee Beaubien (Ind-Madigan). They include an infusion of $50,000 in the millionaire’s personal money… Read the rest at McHenry County Blog

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Illinois Blogger Threatened With Lawsuit by Anti-Free Speech Democrat Jack Franks

-By Warner Todd Huston Blogger Cal Skinner of McHenry County Blog is under attack by another anti-free speech Democrat — not that any Democrat is pro-free speech, of course. Democrat State Rep Jack Franks has sent Mr. Skinner a threatening … Continue reading

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McHenry Co.: Bid to Place Franklin on Ballot Fails

-By Warner Todd Huston We’ve reported on the effort to get Tonya Franklin placed on the Nov. ballot to face Dem. House Rep. Jack Franks (63rd District). Well, that effort has officially fizzled. The final word is that the McHenry … Continue reading

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McHenry GOP Chairman Now Trying to Thwart Will of his OWN Committeemen?

-By Warner Todd Huston The effort to get the McHenry GOP to give its stamp of approval to Tonya Franklin who has volunteered to run against Democrat House Member “Chainsaw” Jack Franks, as Call Skinner calls him, has taken an … Continue reading

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McHenry County GOP’s Great Failure Mirrors State Party’s

-By Warner Todd Huston Cal Skinner over at the McHenry County Blog has been following the failure of the County GOP to bother finding and slating candidates to run against Democrats in the county — specifically House Rep Jack Franks. … Continue reading

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Bi-Partisan Coalition Led by Joe Walsh ‘Saves Christmas’

-By Cal Skinner That’s how the Daily Caller puts it: “It’s official: Congressmen Joe Walsh, an Illinois Republican, and Mike Ross, an Arkansas Democrat, have saved Christmas.” Put in place in 1974, the House Rules prohibit the use of “Merry … Continue reading

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Hultgren Announces Local Endorsements‏

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Geneva, IL – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released his preliminary endorsements from Kane, Kendall, and Will Counties in his bid for re-election in the 14th Congressional District. … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Lennie Jarratt, Candidate for State Senate 31st District

-By Warner Todd Huston Lennie Jarratt is well known in the north eastern portion of Illinois for his activism for education reform and now he’d like to offer his fellow citizens more of himself to their service. At the Skillcorn-sponsored … Continue reading

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Illinois Values Voters Forum: Rep. Joe Walsh, State Rep. Morrison, More

-By Warner Todd Huston On Saturday morning, Dec. 3, I attended an event put on in Carpentersville, Illinois by Allen Skillcorn. The Illinois Value Voters Forum was billed as a forum on social issues, but it was also a great … Continue reading

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